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Don't use the cloud like a data warehouse

The 'single source of truth' data model is what IT knows, but not what it should be doing today

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A new document database emerges from the cloud

The NoSQL trend has given us a crazy array of new database choices. Clusterpoint has just jumped in to offer a cloud-based document database

IBM, Box partner on cloud analytics technologies

Box users will be able to store data on the IBM cloud and use Watson Analytics

Snowflake Computing opens data warehouse to the masses

Cloud startup led by Microsoft veteran Bob Muglia also announces a new $45 million funding round

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How to make cloud backup a no-brainer

It's time to move from a disk-to-tape to a disk-to-cloud backup strategy

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Oracle is finally all-in on the cloud

The company's new services complete its cloud platform, but analysts say it still lags behind the major cloud players

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IBM announces container service for Bluemix

IBM Containers service, based on open source Docker software container technology, is designed to help developers deliver apps across hybrid cloud environments

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3 ways to screw up a cloud deployment

If you want a cloud deployment that actually works, avoid these three mistakes

Oracle says it has completed its stack of cloud services

Oracle has launched 24 new services to help customers onto the cloud

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The private cloud is for suckers

Managers embrace private cloud solutions such as OpenStack because they keep IT in control, but are they simply old men shaking their fists at the public cloud?

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Is your cloud green enough? That's the wrong question

If you want greener data centers, go after enterprise IT, not the cloud providers

Salesforce tailors new analytics apps for specific roles

The first app in the series to arrive is Sales Wave Analytics, which targets salespeople

Oracle profit slides 24 percent as customers move to the cloud

The company reported its first overall sales decline in more than two years

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Startup touts safe sharing of Office 365 documents

Vera encrypts documents and enforces policies on who can decrypt, when and what they can do with documents once they are opened

Microsoft woos startups with $120K in cloud computing credits

The company is attempting to lure new customers to Azure cloud services with big savings through its BizSpark Plus program

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Not only Node.js: AWS Lambda adds Java support

More programming languages will be added to the service, which has been used to build apps for multiple purposes

How green is Amazon’s cloud?

Greenpeace report gives Google a grade of B for energy efficiency, while AWS got a D

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